The American Cemetery

The American Cemetery (HM205M)

Location: Natchitoches, LA 71457 Natchitoches Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 45.262', W 93° 5.472'

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Originally this was the site of the relocated Fort St. Jean Baptiste and the first formal burial ground at the Natchitoches Post. Graves date from the middle eighteenth century and represent the following French, Spanish and American founders. Buried here are those of all races and of all faiths. It was named the American Cemetery after the Louisiana Purchase in 1803.
HM NumberHM205M
Year Placed1997
Placed ByNational Society Colonial Dames XVII Century, Natchitoches Chapter
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 1:05pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 491362 N 3513213
Decimal Degrees31.75436667, -93.09120000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 45.262', W 93° 5.472'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 45' 15.72" N, 93° 5' 28.32" W
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Area Code(s)318
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-299 2nd St, Natchitoches LA 71457, US
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